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Steller's Jay, Steller's Jay (Central American), Steller's Jay (Coastal), Steller's Jay (Interior), Black-headed Jay, blue-fronted jay, coast jay, conifer jay, connective jay, Grinnell's jay, long-crested jay, mountain jay, Nevada crested jay, Osgood's jay, pine jay, Queen Charlotte jay, Sierra Nevada jay
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geai de steller
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Ghiandaia Di Steller
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Sutera-Kakesu, Suteraakakesu, ステラーカケス
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Chara Copetona, Chara crestada, Urraca Ocotera
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Urraca De Los Pinares
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Adult : Head : black with white striping Crest : black Bill: black Curvature: straight Length : long Neck: sooty black Body: Back: sooty black Belly: smoky blue Breast: sooty black Underparts: smoky blue Upperparts: cobalt or purple Tail: cobalt or purple with narrow black bars.
About 11.5 inches long, with a wingspan of 17 to 17 inches. Adults weigh about 4.5 ounces .
Vegetation: tropical lowland evergreen forest, pine forests, tropical lowland evergreen forest, pine-oak forests • Minimum Elevation: 900 meters • Maximum Elevation: 3,600 meters • Foraging Strata: Canopy • Center of Abundance: Upper montaine: mountains, upper range, above 3,600 m. • Sensitivity to Disturbance: Medium
Typically found at an altitude of 0 to 5,013 meters (0 to 16,447 feet).
List of Habitats
- 1 Forest
- 1.1 Forest - Boreal
- 1.4 Forest - Temperate
- 1.5 Forest - Subtropical/Tropical Dry
- 1.9 Forest - Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane
- 14 Artificial/Terrestrial
- 14.4 Artificial/Terrestrial - Rural Gardens [more info]
- Breeding Habitat : Woodland
- Nest Location: Mid-story/canopy nesting
- Nest Type: Open-cup
- Clutch Size: 3-5
- Length of Incubation : 16 days
- Number of Broods: 1
- Whittaker & Margulis,1978
- C. Linnaeus, 1758
- (Hatschek, 1888) Cavalier-Smith, 1983
- Grobben, 1908
- (Haeckel, 1874) Cavalier-Smith, 1998
- Bateson, 1885
- Cuvier, 1812
- Jawed Vertebrates
- Goodrich, 1930
- Linnaeus, 1758
- Gauthier, 1986
- (C. Linnaeus, 1758)
- Pycraft, 1900
- Sibley et al., 1988
- C. Linnaeus, 1758
- Suborder: Passeres () - (C. Linnaeus, 1758) C. Linnaeus, 1766
- Order: Passeriformes () - C. Linnaeus, 1758
- Superorder: Passerimorphae () - Sibley et al., 1988
- Cohort: Neognathae () - Pycraft, 1900
- Infraclass: Aves () - (C. Linnaeus, 1758)
- Subclass: Avialae () - Gauthier, 1986
- Class: Aves () - Linnaeus, 1758
- Superclass: Tetrapoda () - Goodrich, 1930
- Infraphylum: Gnathostomata () - auct. - Jawed Vertebrates
- Subphylum: Vertebrata () - Cuvier, 1812 - Vertebrates
- Phylum: Chordata () - Bateson, 1885 - Chordates
- Infrakingdom: Chordonia () - (Haeckel, 1874) Cavalier-Smith, 1998
- Branch: Deuterostomia () - Grobben, 1908
- Subkingdom: Bilateria () - (Hatschek, 1888) Cavalier-Smith, 1983
- Kingdom: Animalia () - C. Linnaeus, 1758 - animals
Cyanocitta stelleri (J. F. Gmelin, 1788)
Status: Accepted Name
Last scrutiny: 24-Jun-1996
Members of the genus Cyanocitta
ZipcodeZoo has pages for 16 species and subspecies in this genus:
(Blue Jay) · (Blue Jay) · (Blue Jay) · C. cristata cyanotephra (Blue Jay) · C. cristata florincola (Florida Blue Jay) · (Semple's Blue Jay) · (Steller's Jay (Central American)) · (Black-Headed Jay) · (Steller's Jay) · (Steller's Jay) · (Steller's Jay) · (Long-Crested Jay) · (Steller's Jay) · (Steller's Jay) · C. stelleri percontatrix (Nevada Crested Jay) · (Steller's Jay)
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Accessed through GBIF Data Portal March 11, 2008:
- Avian Knowledge Network: eBird
- Avian Knowledge Network: Great Backyard Bird Count
- Avian Knowledge Network: Project FeederWatch
- Borror Laboratory of Bioacoustics
- Canadian Biodiversity Information Facility: Provincial Museum of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada. Birds (Aves)
- Canadian Biodiversity Information Facility: Royal British Columbia Museum
- Canadian Museum of Nature: Canadian Museum of Nature Bird Collection
- Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University: MCZ Ornithology Collection
- Museum of Vertebrate Zoology: Terrestrial vertebrate specimens
- New Brunswick Museum: NBM birds
- Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History: Santa Barbara Musem of Natural History
- UNIBIO, IBUNAM: CNAV/Coleccion Nacional de Aves
- University of Colorado Museum: Zoological specimens
- University of Michigan Museum of Zoology (UMMZ): Bird specimens
- Biodiversity Heritage Library NamebankID: 3923
- Catalogue of Life Accepted Name Code: ITS-179686
- Global Biodiversity Information Facility Taxonkey: 2494459
- Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Taxonomic Serial Number (TSN): 179685
- IUCN ID: 203602
- Natural Heritage Network Species Identifier: ABPAV02010
- Zipcode Zoo Species Identifier: 13080